Kirsten S. Kjellander  


Executive Summary

​Kirsten is a Partner in the Tax Group in our Vancouver office. Kirsten's practice focuses on international and domestic corporate taxation, including mergers and acquisitions and other transactional work with both public and private companies that are structuring inbound and outbound investments.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Expanding a US Business into Canada: Common Canadian Tax Issues to Consider," Canadian Briefings, October 2017
  • Presenter, "Permanent Establishments: Today and Tomorrow," Young IFA Network Seminar Vancouver, October 11, 2017
  • Co-author, "Tax Planning for International Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Restructuring," "Canada" in Peter Blessing (ed.), (Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands: 2013)
  • Author/Speaker, "Tax Provision in Purchase and Share Agreements for Private Company Shares", British Columbia Tax Conference 2012
  • Co-author, "Tax Treatment of Derivatives, Canada," Special issue, Derivatives & Financial Instruments (IBFD: Amsterdam) 2012
  • Co-author, "Copthorne and the Meaning of "Series of Transactions," Corporate Finance (Federated Press) 2012
  • Co-author, "New Upstream Loan Rules: Policy Issues and Unexpected Applications," Derivatives and Financial Instruments (IBFD: Amsterdam) 2012
  • Co-author, "Intra-group foreign debt in the Canadian resource industry," International Tax Review 2012
  • Co-author, "Surprising Changes to Canada's Foreign Affiliate Rules," International Tax Review 2012
  • Co-author, "The Proposed Upstream Loan Rules — Traps and Anomalies," Corporate Finance (Federated Press) 2011